The Best Band in the World: The 1980s

In this very special guest feature Nate Garrett (Spirit Adrift, Gatecreeper) is taking you on a year-by-year journey through the greatest live performances of each year over the last four decades. We’re continuing our trip with the cocaine-addled 1980s. Take it away, Nate.  The 1980’s marked the evolution of heavy metal from an inadvertently stumbled-upon style to a purposeful, clearly defined genre and subculture. By the end of the decade, metal was at its height of popularity and the bands were more extreme than ever before. That being said, our first entry is a powerhouse of the old school. Is … Continue reading The Best Band in the World: The 1980s